Abortion Legislation Act 2020

7 Section 5 amended (Supply of contraceptives to sexual violation complainants)

(1)

In section 5(1)(b), replace “another medical practitioner or a family planning clinic” with “an alternative person who is a provider of contraceptive services and how to access the contact details of such a person”.

(2)

After section 5(3), insert:

(3A)

If a medical practitioner referred to in subsection (1) or (2) has a conscientious objection to supplying or authorising the supply to the complainant of any contraceptive, the medical practitioner must tell the complainant—

(a)

of their conscientious objection at the earliest opportunity; and

(b)

how to access the contact details of another person who is a provider of contraceptive services.